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venture

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of venture

  1. a risky undertaking <their latest business venture failed big-time> Synonyms adventure, chance, crapshoot, enterprise, flier (also flyer), flutter [chiefly British], speculation, throw, gambleRelated Words bet, hazard, stake, wager; liberty; dark horse, long shot, playAntonyms sure thing




venture

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of venture

  1. 1 to place in danger <don't venture more money than you can afford to lose> Synonyms adventure, compromise, gamble (with), hazard, imperil, jeopard, jeopardize, menace, peril, risk, endangerRelated Words intimidate, threaten; expose; subject; chance, wagerNear Antonyms guard, protect, shelter, shield; preserve, resume, save

  2. 2 to take a chance on <ventured to speak plainly at the meeting> Synonyms adventure, chance, gamble (on), hazard, tempt, riskRelated Words beard, brave, brazen, breast, challenge, confront, dare, defy, face, outbrave; compromise, endanger, imperil, jeopardize, menace; expose, subject; bet (on), wager





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